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Innisfail News

Club championship held

Innisfail Golf Club members teed off for the 2012 club championship August 18 and 19 in the yearly quest for local dominance in a variety of categories. This year there were some foregone conclusions, but some surprises as well.

Class action suit considered against alleged bomber, financial company

A Calgary law firm is “evaluating” launching a class action suit against a man accused of murder and the wealth management firm with which he was associated.

Chronic disease workshops offered at library

A program designed to help those with chronic diseases is coming to Innisfail again this fall. Starting Sept.

Economic development committee hosts barbecue

It's been a busy year since the new Penhold Economic Development Committee was founded. The committee was started in August 2011.

Erratic driving leads to drug charges

An erratic driver on Highway 2 who eventually ditched his Toyota Runner just south of Bowden July 25 was to appear in Didsbury court yesterday on drug, impaired driving, and a variety of traffic charges.

Police briefs

Cooler questions On July 21, a resident on 52 Avenue Close called the Innisfail RCMP because he found two coolers in his yard he was unfamiliar with. The resident was concerned the coolers could be a bomb.

Local MLA calls for apology for seniors' food

Innisfail's MLA is calling for an apology to seniors after the health minister announced home-cooking would return to 73 long-term care facilities across the province.

Penhold briefs

Sewer and water penalties In May, council voted to amend fines associated with contraventions of the water and sewer bylaw to $500 for a first offence and $1,000 for the second offence.

Innisfail man charged with assault

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a 59-year-old Innisfail man charged with mischief and assaulting a minor in Bowden.

New building planned for Autumn Glen residents

The half-century-old Autumn Glen Lodge will be getting demolished to make way for a new two-storey building as part of an overall three-phase $2.2-million renovation project with an expected end date of 2017.